Photos show faces of First World War soldiers on the eve of battle
A British WWI soldier on the Western Front - 1 of 4,000 photos uncovered in an attic in Northern France. For much of the war, the small French village of Vignacourt was always behind the front lines – as a staging point, casualty clearing station and recreation area for troops of all nationalities moving up to and then back from the battlefields of the Somme.
World War II’s Strangest Battle: When Americans and Germans Fought Together
Days after Hitler’s suicide a group of American soldiers, French prisoners, and, yes, German soldiers defended an Austrian castle against an SS division—the only time Germans and Allies fought together in World War II. Andrew Roberts on a story so wild that it has to be made into a movie